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Bonsall High School is committed to preserving the 4-year college choice for students as long as possible. This means that the standard daily schedule places all students on track for completing all University of California a-g eligibility requirements. If students begin to develop a clear passion for a field that may require a different kind of post-secondary education, BHS staff will help customize an alternative pathway during the junior or senior year.
As a prerequisite for graduation, all Bonsall High School students are required to complete an internship and a minimum of six (6) college units, most commonly taken at local community college campuses.
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University of California A-G Requirements
The intent of the "a - g" subject requirements is to ensure that high school students have attained a body of general knowledge that will provide breadth and perspective to new, more advanced study in college.
Students meeting UC eligibility requirements by completing the "a - g" subject requirements will also be eligible for admission to the California State University system, and most private colleges and universities in the United States.
UC Area A: Social Studies and UC Area B: English
Because BHS integrates Social Studies and English Courses, students have access to a significantly higher amount of academic language, providing a greater opportunity to develop the necessary skills for competitive SAT and ACT scores. All courses offered provide an Honors option for all students interested in pursuing additional credit for a more competitive GPA.
UC Recommends: 2 years Social Studies, 4 years English
BHS Requires: 4 years Social Studies, 4 years English
BHS COURSES offered
GeoLit (Geography+ Literature Integrated)
World Studies (World History+ Literature Integrated)
American Studies (American History + Literature Integrated)
Citizenship and Ethics (Civics and American Government+ English Integrated)
UC Area C: Math
All Math coursework at BHS is incorporated into an Integrated Math sequence. The BHS Math Department will work with students to ensure proper placement into one of the following courses:
UC Recommends: 3-4 years Math
BHS Requires: 4 years Math, recommend 1 additional year of advanced math through college or Advanced Placement courses for student pursuing STEM careers
BHS COURSES offered
Integrated Math I
Integrated Math II
Integrated Math III
UC Area D: Laboratory Science
BHS has responded to the American Association of Physics Teachers call for Physics First. Physics First is a way to deepen students' conceptual understanding of science in the early years of high school and provide more time to develop math skills needed for successful Chemistry and an advanced mathematical AP Physics course. This early Physics course is conceptual, hands-on, and inquiry-based with an appropriate level of math for 9th graders.
UC Recommends: 2 years lab science
BHS Requires: 3 years lab science
BHS COURSEs offered
UC Area E: Language other than English
BHS acknowledges that the dominant second language in California is Spanish. Students are more likely to learn a language when they can use it regularly in their immediate surroundings, and Spanish is the most likely candidate for the greatest amount of local exposure. Students who already speak Spanish have the option to enroll in a Spanish for Native Speakers Course to strengthen their literacy skills in their primary language. BHS students who wish to take a language other than Spanish are invited to take a course at Palomar College on their own time.
UC Recommends: 2-3 years
BHS Requires: 2 years, will offer 3rd year depending on demand
Spanish III (depending on demand)
Spanish for Native Speakers
UC Area F: Visual and Performing Arts
The Bonsall community has the legacy of a top quality music program thanks to the fantastic efforts of the district elementary and middle school staff and students, and the Bonsall Education Foundation. BHS continues this legacy by offering an integrated music and visual arts program directed by a highly qualified music teacher.
UC Recommends: 1 year
BHS Requires: 1 year, recommend students take 3-4 years to focus on talent in one of the following three areas:
Musical Theater (with specializations in tech and stage management, artistry in scenery and backdrop in addition to stage performance)
UC Area G: College Preparatory Elective
Well-rounded and involved students are sought after by colleges and universities. BHS will meet this academic need by offering a unique and rigorous suite of UC-eligible elective courses. Courses below will be finalized when the teacher hiring process is complete for 2015-16.
UC Recommends: 1 year
BHS Requires: 4 years of electives which may include community college courses. BHS